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. >>> and voters deciding to tax themselves. governor jerry brown is behind the measure. groups have spent millions of dollars trying to defeat. he was out in oakland casting his vote. we have christie smith joining us live from oakland with why this will not be an easy vote and proposition. >> reporter: good morning. a real slow, but steady group of voters here in oakland. governor jerry brown is among the first this morning. he told reporters he thinks the tax increases are a reasonable thing to ask given the alternative $6 billion in cuts. governor jerry brown greeted supporters of proposition 30 in the oakland hills. voted by the back drop of the fire station with the dalmation by his side. >> i think that's a proposition that speaks for itself and i wouldn't be a bit surprised if the outcome is more positive than move you are expecting. >> reporter: he was surrounded by oakland teachers. >> i feel optimistic and not entirely confident. if i was entirely confident, i would not go out this afternoon to do poll watching. >> reporter: the initiative is about funding education and it is more, publi
, most recent polls show that governor jerry brown's $6 billion tax increase plan is ahead 48%. no voters at 38% and undecided at 14%. this according to the most recent field poll. fines are up at the office for prop 30 where schools will lose millions of dollars and public schools are treading water already. oakland schools emerged from a state crisis and brown has had strong resistance. an $11 million donation from an arizona group that opposes prop 30. this morning, it released its list of contributors, but they are not all that clear. even an oakland school board elections, they had outside influence. >> we had $100,000 put into a school board race in oakland from outside donors. so this is something that the country has to look at and this is about our democracy. it is not about a single issue or a single race. this is about money influencing how votes are cast and influencing elections unduly. >> reporter: now today governor brown is expected to hit a number of cities, including sacramento, san diego and san francisco. there is a rally this afternoon at 4:30. teachers plan to go to
] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> happening right now, governor jerry brown is meeting with the csu board to discuss new fee proposals. this comes a week after prop 30 over tuition increases. many would charge extra for a csu student who takes more classes than they need. it is to encourage students to graduate on time and make way for incoming freshmen. if approved, the new fees would take effect next fall. >>> the moraga school board is discussing how sex abuse cases are handled in the district. the student safety committee has been working on that policy. board members will discuss the lawsuit filed against that districts by former christine kunaan. tonight's meeting is set to start at 7:00 p.m. at the wauken school. >>> woshoppers are getting a ju on black thursday shopping. yes, black thursday. it gives families time to finish the meal and shop and sleep in as opposed to storming malls at dawn on friday. some workers aren't too happy with the idea. they started online petitions pushing for the day off so they can spend time with their families. >> the pe
senate. and they've reclaimed ted kennedy's seat with elizabeth warren's win over scott brown in massachusetts. >> this was a win for america's middle class. >> reporter: the election now decided, lawmakers from both parties face the daunting task of getting work done in a capitol as polarized as ever. republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan was re-elected to his wisconsin house seat. he returns to capitol hill with new stature and a new title, the republican to beat in 2016. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> brian mooar, thank you very much. >>> this morning california public schools are to longer in limbo. prop 38 which would have raised funds for schools by increasing taxes on a sliding scale, it has failed. overnight, prop 30 did pass. prop 30 is governor brown's tax initiative. this will increase taxes on earnings over $250,000 for a total of 7 years and also raise the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years. and it will fund public schools and public safety realignments. for more on prop 30 and the devastating cuts that are now avoided, les go to nbc bay ar
or to keep them coming. if you're well aware, governor jerry brown has wanted to do away with those. reporting live here in union city, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> today the bay area's air pollution district starts cracking down on anybody violating burn bans during the the spare the air alerts. before today, first-time violators got off with a simple warning letter. but it's changing starting today. now they'll be required to take a class online or pay a $100 fine. second-time offenders will face paying a $500 fine. >>> this morning's rain helped spare the air this morning. >> refreshing, cool, cleaned everything off. >> meteorologist christina loren. clearing out. >> it is clearing out and leaving behind good air quality. so breathe it in. take it in. still smells like showers out there. a live look at san francisco. sun breaking through the clouds. not by much but still starting to break through the clouds. we'll see limited sunshine all across the board today. this is san jose, a much darker picture here. overcost conditions. and the showers cleared from north to south. s
from governor brown to help increase patrols in high crime areas. so far this year, oakland has 108 homicides. the chp has worked with oakland police before between 2007 and 2010. the program ended because of a lack of funding. this partnership will last for at least three months. >>> marla, that help coming as an oakland community grieves the death of a popular business owner. a memorial growing for 53-year-old wilber bartley. officers say bartley was shot and killed wednesday night as he was closing up the shop. he was known for working with customers have trouble paying bills and helped with disadvantaged children. >> if someone could tak his life for money or whatever, we still don't know what it was, that's crazy to me. we need to know. >> police right now still searching for bartley's killer. the city is offering a reward for up to $15,000 for any tips that lead to an arrest. >>> the trial of a san jose principal could go to the jury today. lin endron is on trial for failing to report abuses against children. she admitted she knew about parents concerns with the teacher. the t
that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >>> protesters are back in the streets of cairo and now there are fears a second revolution may be looming in egypt goi following the series of decrees. the decree that gives the president immunity from the nation's courts. nbc reports from cairo. >> reporter: for a fourth straight night, protesters attacked the office of morsi's freedom party. demonstrators are angry at morsi's decision that is leaning the country to a dictatorship. >> a country of institution. not symbolize in one person. >> reporter: morsi's decree gives him more powers. morsi's decisions are beyond challenges and he also dismissed the attorney general. now the attorney general backed by the country's powerful judges, many of whom wer
. but governor brown says that request is unrealistic. the full board is expected to vote on a budget today, not including hikes. inside, though, 58 speakers demanded to be heard. >> hundreds of millions of dollars are going to wall street profits while students are on the hook for tuition hikes and cuts. >> reporter: students say prop 30 signaled that californians want affordable education to be a priority. >> the money's there. it's just we have to raise public consciousness and start a movement to make sure that we are fully funding california's promise to its youth. >> reporter: the regents meeting is still going on. but a number of students have already left. they've headed to similar rallies over in san francisco and there's another big rally today at noon at uc berkeley. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> fire crews say they now know what started an overnight fire in san francisco's castro neighborhood. the call came in after 2:00 this morning at a three-story victorian home on noe street, two blocks north of market street. firefights say it was a
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